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  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    Motorcycle Tour of Petersburg National Battlefield

    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Location: Eastern Front Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, May 20, 2017

    46 mile tour includes six stops as Ranger Chris Castle covers the full 292 day Siege of Petersburg. Each tour is limited to 15 motorcycles. Reservations are needed. Call (804) 732-3531 ext. 202 for more information and to reserve a spot.

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  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    Victorian Cemetery Symbolism

    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Location: Blandford Cemetery
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, May 20, 2017

    Walking tour examines the symbolism of monuments and markers of the Victorian era.

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    • Time: 11:00 AM,1:00 PM,3:00 PM
    • Location: Poplar Grove National Cemetery
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, May 27, 2017

    Three separate programs honor those soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.

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  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    Confederate Artillery Demonstrations

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Eastern Front Unit, Behind Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, May 28, 2017

    Members of the Pegram's Battery Volunteer Reenactment Unit will discuss and demonstrate how a 12 pounder Napoleon Cannon was fired during the Civil War.

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    • Time: 11:00 AM,1:00 PM,3:00 PM
    • Location: Poplar Grove National Cemetery
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, May 28, 2017

    Events honor soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country

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  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    Memorial Day at Poplar Grove National Cemetery

    • Time: 11:00 AM,1:00 PM,3:00 PM
    • Location: Poplar Grove National Cemetery
    • Fees: Free
    Monday, May 29, 2017

    Events honor soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice defending their country.

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  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    Immigrants in the Civil War

    • Time: 10:00 AM,2:00 PM
    • Location: Eastern Front Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, June 4, 2017

    A lecture focusing on immigrants who fought in the American Civil War

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  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    Union Artillery Demonstrations

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Eastern Front Unit, Behind Visitor Center
    • Fees: free
    Sunday, June 11, 2017

    Volunteer reenactors, representing Cooper's Battery, will discuss and demonstrate the steps involved in firing a 12 pounder Napoleon cannon.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Eastern Front Unit and General Grant's Headquarters
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, June 17, 2017

    Living history, guided tours and lectures will highlight this anniversary program.

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    • Time: 3:00 PM
    • Location: Poplar Grove National Cemetery
    • Fees: free
    Sunday, June 18, 2017

    PowerPoint program focuses on the massive 16 month rehab project which improved many aspects of the cemetery.

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    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: Poplar Grove National Cemetery
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, June 18, 2017

    Tells the stories of some of the Civil War soldiers buried in the cemetery

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Petersburg National Battlefield
1539 Hickory Hill Road

Petersburg, VA 23803

Phone:

(804) 732-3531 x0

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